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Doctor insights on: Will Fluticasone Propionate Reduce Swelling In Nose

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Is it safe to blow your nose after taking fluticasone propionate spray?

Is it safe to blow your nose after taking fluticasone propionate spray?

Yes, but don't: It is safe to blow your nose as there are no direct health risks. However, if you blow your nose immediately after dosing, you will decrease the amount of medication on the nasal mucosa , delivering a smaller and most likely less effective dose, if you experience runny nose or post nasal drip after dosing, i recommendgently wiping your nose, not blowing. Can try a new "dry" nasal spray. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray useful for?

What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray useful for?

Nasal allergies: This spray, when used daily, is very good for nasal allergies and for people who have chronic congestion w/o documented allergies. It treats nasal congestion, itch, sneezing and runny nose. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray for usually?

What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray for usually?

Nasal allergy: It is a steroid which is effective for nasal allergies and congestion, it works on inflammation. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray?

What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray?

Allergy med: Nasal steroid spray that helps nasal symptoms of allergy safely and effectively. Also helps nasal polyps. ...Read more

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How long can I keep using fluticasone propionate nasal sprays?

For years: Nasal steroid sprays are very safe. As long as you dont develop complications like bleeding, long term daily use under the supervision of your doctor is safe. Be sure to aim the tip up and out on each side to avoid trauma to nasal septum. ...Read more

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How to use fluticasone propionate nasal spray? Once a day, twice a day?

How to use fluticasone propionate nasal spray?  Once a day, twice a day?

Dose : 2 puffs each nostril once daily. Be sure to spray up and out (away from septum) on each side to avoid septal trauma (bleeding, etc.). ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate nasal spray and doxylamine succinate ok?

Fluticasone propionate nasal spray and doxylamine succinate ok?

Yes: The treatment of allergy nose symptoms can include nasal steroids and antihistamines. ...Read more

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Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray a decongestant for your sinuses?

Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray a decongestant for your sinuses?

Not really: Fluticasone is a nasal steroids spray that works to decrease the allergic inflammation in one's nose and subsequently decreased one's nasal allergy symptoms. A decongestant, for example pseudphed, is a vaso constrictor, that shrinks blood vessel that ultimately shrinks the nasal mucosa. ...Read more

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Been using fluticasone propionate daily since June. Is that bad? Only thing that helps my nasal airways from allergies that causes asthma.

Been using fluticasone propionate daily since June. Is that bad? Only thing that helps my nasal airways from allergies that causes asthma.

It's Ok: The main recommend treatment for allergic rhinitis (runny nose) is the use of nasal steroids. The steroid has minimal absorption into your blood stream. Main side effect noted in some is dryness and nose bleeds. Consider using nasal saline spray to clear the nose frequently and to keep the skin hydrated. Try a nasal saline wash each evening to rid your nose of the day's pollen. ...Read more

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Can fluticasone propionate nasal spray, 50 mcg help unblock your eustasian tube that resulted from a cold?

Can fluticasone propionate nasal spray, 50 mcg help unblock your eustasian tube that resulted from a cold?

Fluticasone: I think this is the best type of product on the market to accomplish what you need with your sinuses and eustachian tubes and such. ...Read more

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Can i take fluticasone propionate nasal spray and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Can i take fluticasone propionate nasal spray and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Yes: Fluticasone is a nasal steroid spray while Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a traditional antihistamine. There is no drug interactions to worry about. For allergy treatment, consider a new generation antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec or Allegra as they have less side effects than benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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Is it possible that fluticasone propionate nasal spray can help with asthma symptoms?

Is it possible that fluticasone propionate nasal spray can help with asthma symptoms?

Possibly: Asthma that is allergy triggered can be positively affected by fluticasone. Of course, avoidance of the "trigger" (if possible) is even better. Air conditioning (HEPA filters) dust mite proof covers on bedding. removal of carpeting- especially if cats and dogs were involved could all help Good luck ...Read more

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If the fluticasone propionate nasal spray helps with my asthma, does that mean my asthma is due to allergies?

If the fluticasone propionate nasal spray helps with my asthma, does that mean my asthma is due to allergies?

They are related: Steroid nasal sprays are often used to treat allergic rhinitis. People with allergic rhinitis often have or may progress to asthma. If you have asthma, just treating for allergies usually isn't enough. ...Read more

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Can I use fluticasone propionate nasal spray, fexofenadine hydrochloride & diphenhydramine hydrochloride at the same time?

Yes, but: The combination treatment of a topical nasal steroid spray such as fluticasone and a new generation antihistamine such as fexofenadine is a great combination. The use of old antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine (benadryl) is usually not necessary and carries more side effects. If symptoms are not controlled on this regimen seek advice from an allergist for a better plan. ...Read more

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